Security Information Center
Over the years we’ve developed a great deal of expertise in the areas of safety and security. We’d like to share that knowledge with you here. To start off, please check out our product line.
Alarm Panels: Most of our systems we use are Honeywell Vista 21iP and Vista 128BPE Panels
Keypads: We have a wide array of keypads we use depending on the client. Here are just a few examples:
Wired and Wireless Sensors: Convenience and Security are very important in desiging a Security System. Honeywell provides a wide array of wireless security products ranging from smoke detectors, motion detectors, glass detectors to remote key FOBs. Take a look at this link to see what product options meet your requirements.
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Honeywell Total Connect
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Honeywell TotalConnect can provide IP and Video Services to your iPhone or Blackberry. Using your Mobile device, you can simply control your alarm system. Click on this link to see it in action.
General Information links about the Security World
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The Three “Ds” of Home Security
Home security strategies can be broadly classified into three categories,often referred to as the three “Ds”
Deterrence – Denial – Detection.
|The First “D” — Deterrence Burglars are basically lazy and will usually take the “path of least resistance.” You can make your home look too risky to a burglar by using some of these techniques.|
- Put inside lights, and even a TV and stereo, on a timer when you are away from home.
- Don’t stop your mail, water, newspaper or other deliveries when you are away. Have a neighbor pick these items up for you.
- If you have a home security system, make sure you post signs and window decals warning potential intruders that your home is protected.
|The Second “D”—DenialTwo-thirds of all burglars break in through doors. The remaining one-third get in through a window. Denial involves making these points-of-entry as impenetrable as possible by taking the following kinds of precautions:
|The Third “D”—DetectionNo matter how well you incorporate the first two “Ds” in your home defense strategy, a criminal may still decide to violate your home. Here are some techniques to help ensure that he is detected and apprehended if he does: